2008 Harry Joseph Apted - Cricket

2008 Harry Joseph Apted

1948 Fiji Cricket Tour to New Zealand Harry won the batting averages and held the most number of catches (19) as well as scoring a century in Hamilton.

1953/1954 Tour to New Zealand Harry was again the runner up in batting averages as well as in the total runs scored.

1956 Fiji Cricket Team’s victory over the mighty West Indians would have to count among Fiji’s greatest victories

1956 Harry top scored on 33, resulting in a great victory for Fiji 91 to West Indies 63.

1961/1962 Harry continued to dominate and win the batting averages in a further tour of New Zealand which consisted of 22 matches over 59 days.

1967/1968 as Vice Captain he registered a fine century against Poverty Bay as well as featured in two century partnerships with Heibner and Loganimoce.

1948 he had toured NZ for Cricket, he also represented Fiji in Hockey vs a NZ Country side. 1950 to 1975 Harry was the Coach for the Suva Men’s Hockey Team who won the Hedstrom Cup for a record 11 years, four years consecutively.

1974 he was appointed as the Fiji Hockey Coach for their tour of New Zealand. In Lawn Bowls Harry represented Fiji in 4 Championships.

Harry officiated at Fiji Amateur Boxing contests for 30 years as a Judge or Time Keeper as well as during the 1979 South Pacific Games held in Suva. He also played competitive Lawn Tennis for several years reaching the finals on a number of occasions.


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